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jennykrause Jul 7, 2013 11:56 AM

Hey all . Husbands boss from out of town wants to take us to a nice ASIAN dinner. Was thinking something like Japonais, but been there, done that. He is staying downtown in Streeterville, so something within 5 miles of there would be best. Thanks!

  1. chicgail Jul 9, 2013 01:23 PM

    Takashi or Sunda. Both mentioned above.

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      jennykrause Jul 9, 2013 12:29 PM

      Been to Sunda and Shanghai Terrace, but might check out one of the other rec's. Thanks!

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        ms. mika Jul 9, 2013 10:44 AM

        Would agree Sunda would be a fun spot and has both sushi and other small plates to share. Also if you want somethng a little quieter- for nice Chinese there's Shanghai Terrace at the Peninsula. And Lao 18 just opened as well.

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          jbontario Jul 9, 2013 07:32 AM

          Well Asian is kind of a huge swath of cuisines.
          For a nicer Japanese dinner I like Takashi in Bucktown.
          For authentic and casual fun Japanese izakaya i like Sumi Robata Bar in River North for great food and cocktails.
          For Chinese, my favorite is Ming Hin in Chinatown, it's a step up from the typical dumpy chinatown places.
          For Thai, haven't heard about it in years, but Arun's in West Lakeview.
          Sunda is Asian-style and was quite the hip and cool place two years ago.
          Roka Akor is pretty good too for Japanese steaks and overpriced sushi but very nice vibe.

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            lbs Jul 7, 2013 04:09 PM

            Sunda might hit the spot

            Www.sundachicago.com

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